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Friday, February 5, 2016

Mrs. Arlene B. Shepherd (February 4, 2016)

Mrs. Arlene B. Shepherd, 77, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away, Thursday, February 4, 2016 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

She was born August 27, 1938 in Darke County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Robert and Effie (Ray) Reigle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Shepherd, whom she married on July 7, 1961 and a brother Billy Gene Reigle.

Arlene had owned and operated Southwest Traders on Broadway in Greenville.

She was a graduate of New Madison High School. Arlene was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Loyal Order of the Moose, both in Greenville.

She is survived by her twin sister, Charlene Bergman of Greenville; nephews, Kevin Wogoman of Union, Ohio, Rainee Reigle, Randy Reigle, Jeff Reigle, and Doug Shepherd all of Greenville; nieces, Vicky Constable of Greenville, Sherry Lawrence of Greenville and Robin Jenkins; as well as numerous great nieces and nephews

A celebration of Arlene’s life will be held Monday, February 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Fee officiating. Family and Friends may visit from 10:00 am until time of services also at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakgrove Cemetery, State Route 121, Fort Jefferson, Ohio. The family request memorial contributions be made to the Darke County Cancer Association, American Alzheimer’s Association, or American Heart Association.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Marilyn L. Printz (February 3, 2016)

Marilyn L. Printz, 82 of Bradford, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday February 3, 2016 at 5:05 PM at Caldwell House, Troy, Ohio. She was born June 12, 1933 in Greenville, Ohio the daughter of the late Roland J. & Mary L. (Lantis) Myers Sr. She was a homemaker and loved gardening, flower gardening and being a foster parent.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Donald W. Printz on Dec. 2, 2007 whom she married May 30, 1952; her sons: Jeffrey & Craig Printz; brothers: Roland Jay Jr., Keith Alfred, & Charles Edward Myers; sister: Darlene Mae Myers.

She is survived by he children: Wayne Printz of Greenville, Cindy Hoover of Huber Heights, Ohio, Darla Printz of Troy; grandchildren: Christian Shoffstall, April Baltes, Lindsey Shoffstall, Brianna Farmer, Alyssa Breedon, Krista Hoover; great grandchildren: Dylan, Logan, Noah, Darion, Gisele, Ellie, Jace, Kenley, Kylynn, & Rowan; brother: Gary Myers of Greenville; sister: Connie Humphreys of Conover, Ohio; numerous nieces & nephews.

Services will be held on Tuesday February 9, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Ralph C. Shaafsma officiating. Burial will follow in Gettysburg Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday February 8, 2016 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County or the Caldwell House, Troy, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Richard A. “Dick” Fletcher (February 04, 2016)

Richard A. “Dick” Fletcher, 86, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. Thursday, February 04, 2016, at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

He was born April 14, 1929, in Darke County, Ohio, a son of the late Harry and Eva (Aten) Fletcher. In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Herman Fletcher, John “Rock” Fletcher and Chester “Chet” Fletcher; 3 sisters, Frances Wilt, Norene Renfro and Thelma Fletcher.

Dick entered the United States Army in May of 1951 when he was 22 years old. He worked for Wilson Auto Sales (Studebaker’s) until they sold. Then he went to work for Myron Chambers at the Sohio Filling Station until they sold. Following his employment with Sohio, he worked for Dairy Maid until they closed. He then went to work for Permacrete and stayed there until he retired in 1988. Dick could never really retire and was soon looking for something to do. So he started working for Eikenberry’s part time and then finished his retirement career at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home. Dick was a lifelong member of the American Legion and attended the Greenville Missionary Church.

Dick is survived by his wife Charlotte (Eubank) Fletcher whom he married March 17, 1955. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and a large extended family.

A Celebration of Dick’s life will be held 10:30 AM Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Greenville Missionary Church, 1110 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, with Pastor Gary Oser officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. Family and Friends may visit on Monday, February 8, from 5 – 7 PM at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331 or any charity the donor wishes.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Ralph G. Hartle (February 1, 2016)

Ralph G. Hartle, 82 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Monday February 1, 2016 at 6:23 PM at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He was born February 18, 1933 in Darke County, Ohio the son of the late Robert C. & Opal I. (Gibson) Hartle. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked 39 ½ years at Greenville Manufacturing and was a farmer. He was a member of Beamsville Christian Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his grandson: Zachary S. Hartle.

He is survived by his wife: Marlene (Marker) Hartle of Greenville whom he married April 10, 1959; his children & spouses: Debbie Hartle of Greenville, Rhonda & Tim Rex of St. Henry, Karen & Dan Stockslager of Greenville, Brian & Monica Hartle of Versailles, Jeff Hartle & Fiancée Tiffiny of Greenville; devoted dog: Ranger; 13 grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; 3 great grandsons; sister & brother in law: Phyllis & John Gerlofs of Portage, Michigan; numerous nieces & nephews.

Services will be held on Saturday February 6, 2016 at 2:30 PM at Beamsville Christian Church 6102 Beamsville Union City Road, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Steve Short officiating. Burial will follow in Stelvideo Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday February 5, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio and 1 hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Veteran’s graveside services will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans’ Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Beamsville Christian Church.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Duane Eldon Leis (February 2, 2016)

Duane Eldon Leis, 74 of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife Kay by his side on Tuesday February 2, 2016, after a 5-year battle with cancer. He was born December 31, 1941 in Dayton, Ohio the son of the late Ralph W. & Loetta (Shoop) Leis. At the age of five, Duane began driving tractors and milking cows before school. This led Duane to become an entrepreneur in farming, car & truck sales, real estate, & truck driving. In addition, he was an active member at Ansonia First Church of God. He was often known for his kind and generous spirit.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Ralph W. & Loetta Leis.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Kay (Fletcher) Leis of Greenville. He was a very loving and caring father to his daughters: Marena Leis of Fishers, Indiana, Paula & Kevin Spear of Scottsdale, Arizona; and a loving grandfather: Garrett, Mariah, & Blake. He is also survived by brothers & sisters in laws: Don & Barb Leis of Greenville, Doug & Donna Leis of Greenville; sister & brother in law: Sharon & Tom Hollinger of New Madison; Tom & Shirley Heindl of Greenville, Tom & Marvella Fletcher of Greenville, John & Barb Fletcher of Greenville, Mike & Leigh Fletcher of Greenville, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Services will be held on Monday February 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Ansonia First Church of God 750 S. Main Street, Ansonia, Ohio with Pastor Steve Shoop & Pastor David Hackney officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday February 7, 2016 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio and 1 hour prior to services on Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice or Ansonia First Church of God.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Elijah Joseph Grilliot (January 31, 2016)

Elijah Joseph Grilliot was stillborn at 2:21 A.M. on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. Elijah was the infant son of Mark & Kelly (Bacher) Grilliot of Versailles.

In addition to his parents, Elijah was also survived by his brother, Lucas Grilliot; sisters, Lilliauna Gilbert, Morgan Gilbert and Serenity Beyer; paternal grandparents, Steven & Theresa Grilliot of Versailles; maternal grandfather, Michael Bacher of Milford; uncles, Zachary Grilliot of Versailles and Alexander Grilliot of Versailles; and aunts, Hannah Grilliot of Versailles and Jamie Proffitt of Middletown.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Ron Haft officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Violet V. Freeman (January 31, 2016)

Violet V. Freeman, 81, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016, at her residence.

She was born February 28, 1934 in Eubank, Kentucky to the late Herman and Mary Belle (Meeks) Smith. In addition to her parents, Violet was preceded in death by her great grandson, Owen Nicodemus; and sisters, Dorothy Wilson and Katherine Mashburn.

Violet attended Triumphant Christian Center. Her passions were her children and reading her Bible. One of her favorite things to do was sit on her porch and greet and invite anyone walking by to take a break. Her favorite drink was Coca-Cola.

Violet is survived by her husband, Harold Freeman of Greenville, whom she married on February 3, 1970; eight children and their spouses, Joy and Mike Estepp of Stanton, KY, Joan Butchko and Kenny of Greenville, Mark Leonard of Fort Dodge, IA, Carl Leonard of Greenville, Alan Leonard of Kettering, Charles and Vickie Adams of Arcanum, David and Krista Adams of Greenville, and Donna Freeman of Greenville; 19 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; sisters, Louise and David Wines of Camden, OH and Faye Adams of Stanton, KY; as well as countless nieces ,nephews and friends.

A Celebration of Life services will be held on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Triumphant Christian Center with Pastor Sam Shilot officiating. A visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, February 4 from 4 - 7:00 PM at the Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville and again 1 hour prior to the services at Triumphant Christian Center on Friday. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Mary Ethel Fourman (January 30, 2016)

Mary Ethel Fourman, age 87, of Greenville, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 1:53 PM at State of the Heart Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on April 29, 1928 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Virgil D. & Lucille (Arnett) Smith.

She is survived by her nieces, Marla Hardy and Diana (Gary) Stevenson; nephew, Randy (Kim) Kelly; as well as many more family members and friends.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Noah Gerald Fourman whom she married on May 28, 1944; sisters, Helen Petitjean and Pauline Kelly.

Mary was a former employee at Fram. She loved playing the piano and singing at her church. She enjoyed her yearly vacation at her favorite place, Daytona Beach, Florida. Rest in Peace our sweet Aunt Mary.

There will be a graveside service held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Abbottsville Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio, with Pastor Lowell Miller officiating. There will be no public visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Dorothy E. Niley (January 29, 2016)

Dorothy E. Niley, 97, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on January 29, 2016 at Rest Haven Nursing Home. She was born March 17, 1918 in Darke County, Ohio, a daughter of the late Elmer and Goldie (Wentworth) Warvel.

Dorothy was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ and belonged to Eastern Star for 55 years. She belonged to several card clubs, loved to sew and crochet and keep house. In 1962 she retired from Fram. Dorothy simply enjoyed life and her family.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Niley, Jr., whom she married July 25, 1936; a brother, Dill Warvel; a sister, Mable Skillman; and an infant brother.

Dorothy is survived by her children, David (Karen) Niley and Joan (David) Cummings, both of Greenville, Ohio; five grandchildren, Deborah Stutzman of Springfield, IL, Terri (Joe) Andrews of Whigham, GA, Laura Davis of Bradford, Ohio, John (Sandy) Cummings of Miamisburg, Ohio and Jodi (Malik) Allalen of Columbus, Ohio. She is also survived by 12 great grandchildren, 10 great-great grandchildren, sisters, Louise Clawson of Greenville, Ohio and Lucille Post of Wendelin, Ohio and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 10 AM at the Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Dr. Jim Vandermark officiating. Burial will follow in Beamsville Cemetery. Friends and family may visit on Tuesday from 5 – 7 PM at the funeral Home. The Family request memorial donations be given to St. Paul United Church of Christ Memorial Fund, 129 W. 3rd Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331

Condolences may be left for the family at www.olvierfloyd.com

John C. Westfall (January 28, 2016)

John C. Westfall, age 57, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 7:40 PM at his residence surround by his loving family and friends. He was born on March 19, 1958 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late John M. Westfall, DVM & Patricia A. (Wetzel) Westfall.

John is survived by his siblings, Cindy & Kim Smith of Pickerington, Ohio, Carolyn & Michael Shockley of Dayton, Ohio, Cheri & Rob Davidson of Hilliard, Ohio, David & Gwen Westfall of St. Augustine, Florida; nieces and nephews, Zachary (Angela) Smith, Lucas (Angie) Smith, Brenton (Kellie Coffman) Smith, Samantha Davidson, Alex Davidson and Sara Davidson; 3 great nephews; 1 great niece; as well as numerous loving caregivers and best friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

John worked at Wills Greenhouse, which was his favorite job, for 7 years as well as Wayne Industries for 30+ years. He was a member of Bible Fellowship Church in Greenville. He enjoyed the Darke County Special Olympics and volunteering and attending Main Street Greenville events.

There will be a service held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Bible Fellowship Church, 7757 Greenville Celina Rd., Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Chris Cobb officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Cemetery, Covington, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 6-8 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

John was an innocent and kind spirited person who touched every life that crossed his path. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice or Main Street Greenville. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Harry Kenneth Chancey (January 28, 2016)

Harry Kenneth Chancey, age 86 of Rossburg, Ohio passed away at 2:36 P.M. Thursday January 28, 2016 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center Greenville, Ohio. He was born April 16, 1929 in Parkersburg, West Virginia and the son of the late Harry D. and Tressie Beatrice (Perkins) Chancey.

Harry was retired from the Darke County Highway Garage where he had been employed for 25 ½ years. Some of Harry’s hobbies consisted of quilting, gardening, as well as working in the greenhouse and canning.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Alma G. (Reinheimer) Chancey January 10, 2006. They were married June 19, 1948. Also grandsons Kenneth Stewart in 1964 and Jack Stewart in 2008 and his sister Muriel Jean Lutz.

He is survived by his daughters Christina (Ronald) Couchot of Rossburg and Corinna (Rick) Alexander of Versailles; grandchildren Debbie Stewart, Dion & Cassandra Stewart, Dallas & Terri Stewart, Chad (Denise) Alexander and Krista (Ryan) Bernard; great grandchildren Cole (Kristen) Stewart, Beth Stewart and friend Brandon, Mindy (Andy) Ooten, Hope Stewart, Joshua Stewart and friend Harley, Kelsey Stewart and friend Joe, John Stewart, Alisa Stewart, Ashton Stewart, Gabriel Stewart, Leah Alexander, Kinley Bernard, Autumn Stewart, Hunter Stewart, Kayden Stewart and Emma Jane Ooten as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday February 1, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions are given to Darke County Humane Society, Rossburg Fire Department or Sate of the Heart Hospice of Darke County.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Lucretia Michelle Hargrave (January 26, 2016)

A Mother in Israel, Our sister, fellow saint, and helper in the Lord,  Lucretia Michelle Hargrave, unto her unspeakable awe and delight was received into eternal paradise the morning of Tuesday January 26, 2016, in Greenville Ohio. This faithful saint and mother of nine children was born again by the power of God in 1995. In that year she willingly, irrevocably and unconditionally turned her back to all the world of sin and lived in such a way that family, friends and all who knew her fully comprehended where she stood. She was wed to her husband, Randall Pierre Hargrave, on July 29, 1995. Her price was truly far above rubies and she blessed us all with her motherly presence. The scripture says that her children arise up and call her blessed. Along with her own biological children is a host of "children" from ages 16 and younger whom Sister Lucretia assisted into this world. Yes, many are the children whose infant bodies were first held by this mother in Israel. These children can now rise up as a witness and "call her blessed" saying truly, "She was my deliverer!"

Sister Hargrave and her newborn son Stephen Randall Hargrave, leave behind a faithful Father in Israel, husband and father of eight other children Randall Pierre Hargrave; children Gabrielle Iman, Moriah Ann, Micah Daniel, Adeena Michelle, Philip Andrew, Jael Marie, Elicia Leanne, Kelaiah Elizabeth; Mother Becky Karnehm and her husband Nick Karnehm of Troy, Ohio; Father Louis M. Smith Jr.  and his wife Cindy J. Deleon-Smith of Columbus, Ohio; Brothers Aaron Smith of Lake in the Hills Illinois, Scott Clemons and wife Denise of Hawthorne Woods, Illinois; Byron L. Smith of Troy, Ohio; Sister Lousha Smith of Florence South Carolina And an entire host of relatives friends and acquaintances.

Sister Lucretia Hargrave was preceded in death by her son Stephen Randall Hargrave and Mother in Law Sister Phyllis Anne Hargrave.

There will be a service held on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Church of God, 5065 St. Rt. 49 S., Greenville, Ohio, with brother Ray Tinsman officiating. Burial will follow in the Church of God Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 5-8 PM at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Jerald D. “Fluke” Campbell (January 22, 2016)

Jerald D. “Fluke” Campbell, age 78 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 11:15 A.M. Friday January 22, 2016 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center of Greenville. He was born April 10, 1937 in Greenville and the son of the late Donna M. (Linder) Campbell.

Jerald was retired following a military career. He began service in the U.S. Marine Corp and then served nearly fifteen years in the U.S. Air Force. He was the former owner of the Campbell Apple Farm in Ansonia. He was a member of the Greenville V.F.W. and Ansonia American Legion.

In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his sister Judith D. Hawkey September 20, 2015.

Jerald is survived by his brothers Gene (Donna) Campbell of Lexington, KY, Joe Campbell and friend Cindy of Centerville, Ohio, John (Barbara) Campbell Fairborn and Richard “Butch” Campbell of Ansonia as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Private Graveside Services will be held at the convenience of the family in the Greenville Township Memorial Garden with Pastor Ron Hoeksema officiating. Full Military honors will be presented by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard.

Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

James F. Baird (January 23, 2016)

James F. Baird, 87 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away on Saturday January 23, 2016 at 7:20 AM Dayton VA Medical Center Hospice Unit. He was born December 7, 1928 in Albion, Michigan the son of the late Charles & Grace (Bolen) Baird.

He was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corp serving in the Korean War. He and his wife were the owner/operators of Bairds Floor Covering in Arcanum.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Harry, Jake, & Dale Baird; sister: Lulu Klingshirn

He is survived by his wife: Betty (Campbell) Baird of Arcanum; his son: Jeff Baird of Union City, Ohio; numerous, nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews, great great nieces, & nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday January 30, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. John Wiltshire officiating. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services at the funeral home. Veteran’s services will be conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Arcanum Rescue.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Diane K. Sleppy (January 23, 2016)

Diane K. Sleppy, age 64 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:35 A.M. Saturday January 23, 2016 at the Village Green Healthcare Center of Greenville. She was born March 26, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio and the daughter of the late Gerald and Velma (Byers) Heck.

Diane was retired from Cadillac Gage/Textron of Greenville and was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary both of Greenville.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Donald Dean Sleppy April 4, 2009 and a nephew.

Diane is survived by her children Michael Hess of Greenville and Matt (Becky) Conradt of Edgewood, KY.; grandchildren Jacob Randall, Andrew Conradt and Dustin Hess; brother Pastor Dewayne (Donna Jean) Heck of New Madison and 1 nephew.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday February 1, 2016 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery Ft. Jefferson, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Miami Valley Hospice 46 N. Detroit St., Suite B, Xenia, Ohio 45385 or the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary of Greenville, Ohio.

Funeral Arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Dorothy E. Mangen (January 24, 2016)

Dorothy E. Mangen age 96, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 5:53 A.M. on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Brookdale in Greenville. Dorothy was born January 31, 1919 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Lewis “Butch” & Dora (Smith) McEldowney.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Mary E. Knight of Beavercreek, Edward F. & Sandra Mangen of Beavercreek, William L. & Anne Mangen of Celina, Robert J. & Janice Mangen of Huber Heights, Vickie A. & Ted Hollinger of Morrow, Jeffrey T. “Smoke” Mangen of Versailles and Janice M. & John Kaeck of Piqua; grandchildren, Jay Knight, Eric Knight, Rachel & Shad Toney, John Mangen, Greg & Jennifer Mangen, Teresa & Kenneth Robinson, Melissa & Brian Gerlach, Kim Davidson, Erin & Michael Jordan, Brian & Amy Shappie, Jenna Hollinger, Ben & Kara Shappie and Alex Shappie; 17 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Martha Treon of Versailles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was also preceded in death by her husband, Peter E. Mangen on January 21, 2015 whom she married September 7, 1940; sons-in-law, Jerry Knight and Scott Shappie; sisters, Ursula Bulcher, Marie Baltes, Mildred Simon, Cecilia Bulcher, Pauline Heckert, Marcella Schafer and Johanna McNutt; and brothers, Alvin L., Chester, Paul and Lowell “Dude” McEldowney.

Dorothy was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles and a former member of Trash is Cash.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, January 29, 2016 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. James Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Friday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Dolores J. Brown (January 22, 2016)

Dolores J. Brown age 81, of Franklin, Indiana and formerly of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 12:23 P.M. on Friday, January 22, 2016 at her residence. Dolores was born January 23, 1934 in Middletown, Ohio to the late Cecil & Martha (Wright) Swallow.

Dolores is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Charles M. Brown whom she married September 7, 1950; children, Toni A. Knapke of Greenville, Daniel R. & Deb Brown of Versailles, Michael L. Brown of Versailles, Mark E. & Heidi Brown of Versailles and David S. Brown of Franklin, Indiana; 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Dolores was also preceded in death by 3 sisters and a brother.

A celebration of Dolores’s life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Webster United Methodist Church 8849 Seibt Road (Webster) Bradford with Rev. Dr. Kim Katterheinrich and Pastor David Wilson officiating. A private graveside service will be held at Miami Memorial Park in Covington. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Light Hospice Cedar Green Office Park 7164 Graham Road Suite 150 Indianapolis, IN 46250. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Wilma R. Williams (January 22, 2016)

Wilma R. Williams age 82 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:03 P.M. on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Village Green Healthcare Center in Greenville. Wilma was born January 31, 1933 in Seaman, Ohio to the late Cirp Willard & Josephine Ione (Conkle) White.

Wilma is survived by her children, Karen Hiland of Charleston, Tennessee, Brenda Miller & husband, Perry of Cambridge, Ohio, James William & wife, Joanne of Greenville, Ohio, Donna Dennis & husband, Steve of Greenville, Ohio, Janice Mayo-Steed & husband, Tony of Greenville, Ohio and Betty Oda of Arcanum, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; brother, Lawrence White of Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Wilma was also preceded in death by her husband, John D. Williams; sisters, Margaret Hartman, Mary White, Jean Volkmann, Julia Fay White and Catherine Glasgow; and brothers, Joseph G. White, James Ray White and Cirp Willard White Jr.

Wilma retired from the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville where she was a registered nurse and formerly worked at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Greenville. Wilma enjoyed playing cards and belonged to various County card clubs.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Dr. John Person officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery in Darke County. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Darke County Chapter of the American Red Cross 130 Martz Street Suite 6 Greenville, OH 45331. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Jennifer L. Platfoot (January 21, 2016)

Jennifer L. Platfoot age 44, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 8:50 P.M. on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at her residence. Jennifer was born June 13, 1971 in Greenville, Ohio to Shiela A. (Kaup) Coffield of Versailles and Willard R. & step-mother, Patricia L. Platfoot of Minster.

In addition to her parents, Jennifer is survived by her children, Chelsie Platfoot of Versailles, Kaylin Phlipot of North Star and Ethan Kelch of Versailles; grandchildren, Evan Moody & Charlize Moody; brothers & sisters, Christopher W. & Tina Platfoot of Sidney, Richard W. Platfoot of Adell, Wisconsin, Julie D. & Brad Gibbons of Versailles, Christopher R. & Carrie Reeves of Delta, Travis R. & Hazel Reeves of Port Jefferson and Amanda & James Hoskins of Minster; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jennifer was a stay at home mom. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Ron Haft celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Earl R. Mumaw (January 20, 2016)

Earl R. Mumaw age 100, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 8:58 P.M. on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 peacefully at his residence. Earl was born August 26, 1915 in Versailles, Ohio to the late Leo & Mary Alice (Pequignot) Mumaw.

Earl served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Earl was owner and sole proprietor of Mumaw Auto Sales for 54 years. Earl was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. He was an avid big game hunter and in 1954 he held a place in the Boone & Crocket Record Book for an Alaskan Moose and South Dakota Buffalo. Earl also was an avid Indian Artifact collector and member of The Archaeological Society of Ohio.

In addition to his parents, Earl was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy P. (Gerling) Mumaw on January 26, 2006; daughter, Joann Miller; grandsons, Bruce Miller, James Mumaw II and Mathew Mumaw; and brothers, Robert & Ralph Mumaw.

Earl is survived by his three children; son, James Mumaw, daughter & son-in-law, Sharon & Michael Howley and son, Garry Mumaw; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother & sister-in-law, Donald & Norma Mumaw; sisters, Ruth Denlinger and Joann Jordan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Monday, January 25, 2016 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. James Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles with full Military Honors conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Monday from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice or St. Denis Catholic Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com